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“Eclectic and Historic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bienville Books

Bienville Books
Ranked #15 of 66 things to do in Mobile
Certificate of Excellence
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“Eclectic and Historic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

This little bookstore is in the heart of the historic district of downtown Mobile. I loved everything about this little shop-the smell of the old books, the employees willingness to help, and the atmosphere. Do yourself a favor and stop in and support a local business. You will not regret it. T-shirt hanging in the window said "I read dead people". Love it! :)

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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“A Great Find!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

We both had a fun time browsing and buying books here. If you love to read, don't miss this store if you're in Mobile.

Visited February 2013
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Martindale, New York, United States
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“Bienville Books”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2012

What a find! Its listed in the tourist brochures as a "haunted" bookstore which I suppose guarantees more foot traffic but that is not the reason you should go here - it has a fantastic selection of regional and local authors - and just about any book that mentions Mobile or a story that takes place in Mobile! The owners of the store are very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. I walked out with a bag full of great finds that I am enjoying reading!

Visited August 2012
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